Travel & Photography Links

Travel Links

• Weather Underground
Worldwide weather forecasts

• Currency Converter
Calculate currency exchange rates for your destination

• US Passport Service
Information on obtaining and renewing U.S. passports

• Travel Document Systems
Expedited visa and passport services

• US Centers for Disease Control
Get up-to-date health information on your destination

• TravelWild Expeditions
Our sister company specializes in small-ship nature cruises to Antarctica, Spitsbergen, and the Arctic


Recommended Photography Gear

(used regularly by most of our leaders)

• Really Right Stuff
An excellent product line of tripods, tripod ball heads, custom camera and lens plates and flash brackets

• Gura Gear
Tough, durable and lightweight camera backpacks and travel/laptop briefcases

• FotoSharp
High quality camera and lens rain covers to protect gear while shooting in wet and snowy conditions

• Visual Echoes Better Beamer Flash Extender
Concentrate the power of your flash while using telephoto lenses. Sold in most major online camera stores—no company website